Fatal Accident on Barge in Spencer Gulf

Reported by Zoe | 15 Sep, 2012

A 37-year-old Whyalla man died in an accident yesterday morning around 9am at a floating platform offshore in the Spencer Gulf. The barge was used to transport iron ore and a spokesperson for his employer has said that the cause of his death is unknown because they are still waiting on further information. Safework SA …

Abattoir fined after process worker endures severe hand injury

Reported by Haydee | 14 Dec, 2011

A meat processor based in Adelaide Hills was convicted and fined by the Industrial Court after a teen worker was injured while doing holiday work. The company pleaded guilty to violating workplace safety laws in their failure to ensure the safety of their employee. SafeWork investigation revealed that the victim was employed as a process …